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Hundreds of families and kids of all ages swept through the fabulous Highline Stages in New York City on May 18 for the first national Safe Kids Day family event.
Thanks to our supporters, including presenting sponsor Children's Tylenol, Safe Kids Day raised more than $635,000 to protect kids from preventable injuries, the No. 1 killer of kids in the United States.
Today is the beginning of the United Nation’s 4th Global Road Safety Week (GRSW), a time to raise awareness about the 1.25 million people who die each year in road crashes around the world.
That’s an alarming number — but even more heart-breaking is how traffic accidents affect children and youngsters:
Check out the children's products recalled and what you should do about them.
I’m a single parent and I know that under normal circumstances it is never OK to leave your child alone in a car. But I was wondering, now with the threat of coronavirus, is it OK for my child to wait in the car while I run into the pharmacy or grocery store to pick up a few things?
Sometimes, positive change comes from bad things.
Nine years ago, Zackery Lystedt was a playing football game with his team at Maple Valley Junior High. Zack went back into the game in the fourth quarter after a hard hit in the third. The game ended, his dad, Victor, ran out onto the field to congratulate Zach for a good play. Zack told his dad that his head hurt. Then, he said, he couldn't see, and then Zack collapsed onto the field.
This week's Ask the Expert column helps parents with a questions about medicine.
Surprising findings: Many coaches and parents don’t know how much rest young athletes need from sports, how much water kids should drink during play or what the signs of concussions are. This report is recommended for all coaches and parents with children involved in sports.
This Safe Kids Worldwide national survey looks at how and what parents believe about children’s sports-related injuries, and where the knowledge gap is.
In May 2013, my eleven year-old son Giovanni was pitching for his little league baseball team in Staten Island, New York. It was the bottom of the fifth inning. He had already struck out two batters and the third batter, about a foot taller than my son, was on deck. Giovanni’s first pitch went right down the middle of the plate. The batter swung and hit, and the ball hit my son in the face.
This week's Ask the Expert column helps parents find the right balance between safety and fun on the playground.